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Aug 1, 2013 9:00am EDT
of journalist cokie roberts. yesterday members of the house gave tributes to the louisiana democrat. lindy boggs was 97. >> speaker, i rise today to pay tribute to a former member of the house and a grand lady from louisiana, ms. lindy boggs. she was a pioneer for the state of louisiana, and she served louisiana's second congressional district following death of her late husband who was then the majority leader of the house. she was the first woman elected to represent the state of louisiana in congress, and she was a founder of the congresswomen's caucus, and in tribute to her service as a pioneer for women, the women -- congressional women's reading room is rightfully named in her honor down the hall. lindy was the first woman and only louisiana ambassador to the holy sea during the tenure of pope john paul ii. lindy effortlessly balanced her role as a respected leader and a loving mother. she loved her city of new orleans, in fact, lived on bourbon street for many of her later years in new orleans. she loved her beloved tulane university and, in fact, just recently she and her daughter partic
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 7:00am EDT
in the louisiana bayou. >> egypts former long time leader mubarak could be released from a cairo prison at any time. the 85-year-old has been held in maximum security since he was forced out of power two years ago during the arab spring uprising. wednesday, an egyptian court ordered his release. he'll be placed under house arrest awaiting retrial on charges he ordered the killing of hundreds of protestors. we are joint live from cairo. jonathan, has there been any indication when mubarak will be moved from prison to house arrest? >> that is the big question this afternoon, rochelle. we understand that the lawyers are inside that prison south of cairo discussing the circumstances and case. as you mentioned, a court yesterday cleared the way for the massive revolution in 2011. >> we are showing live pictures of the there has already been such loss and blood shed that people are concentratinging on more urgent matters. >> the fort hood gunman has been acts as his own lawyer, which surprised many when he rested his case wednesday without calling a single witness. he faces execution if convicted of 45 c
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 2:00am EDT
on wednesday about 92 degrees there. look at shreveport, louisiana, we expect to see a high of 99. then in atlanta we have thunderstorms rumbling across the regions on thursday and into the low 90s with sunday looking at 91 degrees. >> it started 50 years ago as one of the largest demonstrati demonstrations in u.s. history. today the celebration of the most famous civil rights speech in history. >>> coming up, something that you may not like. the government getting into your social network. >> martin luther king may be best remembered for his speech on the steps of the lincoln memorial, and is now famed declaration "i have a dream." but it was in birmingham, alabama, where dr. king delivered many argue was an equally important message and one penned on a scratch of paper after being arrested. >> i'm going say to you, wait a minute, birmingham, somebody has got to have some sense in birmingham. >> dr. martin luther king was invited to come to birmingham to help with the situation. >> as difficult as it is we must meet hate with love. >> dr. king was arrested on good friday, april 1
Aug 16, 2013 2:00am PDT
sboog florida and into georgia. as we get through saturday, we see it spread back to louisiana and mississippi. notice toward the mid-atlantic, the moisture and chance for showers, nothing like the south. either way, the clouds are moving in. heavy rain toward texas. still raining in the southeast. we are talking about the combination bringing eight inches of rain that have been soaked. >> the rain is really stuck there in the southeast. >> this unbelievable amount of rain. this summer, we have seen way over, 10 to 15 inches over. >> how many inches of rain have they seen? >> every place is different but some ten to 15. >> thank you. >>> kind of good news/bad news. it's a deal for the believers convinced we are not alone on the universe. do you believe this? >> yeah. >> the cia is officially acknowledging the existence of super secret area 51. the documents include a map of the location in the nevada desert. would you go, berman? >> mm-hmm. >> you would? >> mm-hmm. >> they said it's a testing sight for surveillance during the cold war. >> you believe that? >> i do. >> if they a
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 10:00pm EDT
't working out that well. no guarantee of success. in louisiana, in 2010 the state lost $0.85 for every $1 of film credit it gave. in washington, d.c. from 2007 to 2009 they lost $0.77 for every $1 spent on tax credits. in massachusetts, only one local job was created for every $128,575 spent in film credits. >> well, the movie constitution. >> they offer the tax incentives and try it. >> the movie studios are there to throw the money around to say to the local politicians give us money, and maybe we'll bring some of our productions out here. and you know, we also should remember this is-- >> well, we apparently lost bill wyman. do you want to elaborate that? >> louisiana got hot when they were in trouble financially. michigan is the recent hot place, and they're in trouble financially. it's the magic of the movies. the idea that it's the movies is exciting. the idea that they can build another industry out of whole cloth is exciting. the idea that big productions pe coming is exciting. financially it's not a great deal for them. canada is fortunate that they've built an industry. >> it is
Aug 23, 2013 1:40am PDT
into a sinkhole beneath a louisiana bayou. water rushing down beneath the trees like a drain. >> makes you wonder how does something like this happen and could it happen near you? abc's matt gutman went in search of answers. >> they're moving. they're moving, john. >> reporter: this is not an optical illusion. a standard tree, seemingly, melting into the swamp in bayou corridor, louisiana, being swallowed into a massive sinkhole, sucking everything down with it. watch the trees again -- dipping slowly at first then quickly vanishing into the hole. scientists say more than a football field deep. the sinkhole near an old salt line. workers using water to dissolve and pump out the salt. eye vently they pumped out enough to give the ground way. and the earth moves into the cavern causing ever growing sinkholes above. >> it will continue to grow where it finds a point where it can support itself. >> reporter: the sinkhole appeared a year ago. 150 household were evacuated. now the state is suing the company that mined the salt. but sink holes are common. and often occur naturally. this one in downtown
Aug 10, 2013 2:00pm PDT
look at south carolina. you look at florida. >> you're in louisiana. >> where am i? >> the pit of despair. >> i know when i said that, i'm in one of those states that reflects that today in louisiana. >> oops. >> millions lined up for their chance at that million-dollar dream. >> $1 million. >> this jackpot is a crack ton of money. >> $448.4 million. >> this week's jackpot made new millionaires in new jersey and minnesota. >> yes! >> i was in shock. i was absolutely in shock will i never imagined it would be me. never, ever. >> kim called me at like 8:30. she said are you a millionaire sure enough, they are right and i said i'll have to call you back later. >> this week's top trender. >> going on at the hyatt that no one wants to talk about. everyone was hush-hush. >> shhh. be very quiet. >> the insider tells us the entire place was rented out by the koch brothers. >> republican hot brothers join the billionaire brothers for a secret meeting in new mexico. >> what kind of dastardly scheme are they cooking up now. >> i? like him. >> they're the financial engine of the financial
Aug 1, 2013 1:00pm EDT
from louisiana seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent for five legislative days for members to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. pursuant to house resolution 315 and rule 18, the chair declares the house in committee of the whole house on the state of the union for further consideration-h.r. 1582. will the gentleman from kansas, mr. yoder, kindly take the chair. the chair: the house is in the committee of the whole house on the state of the union for further consideration of h.r. 1582, which the clerk will report by title. the clerk: a bill to protect consumers by prohibiting the administrator of the environmental protection agency from promulgating as final certain energy related rules that will cost more than $1 billion and cause significant adverse effects to the economy. the chair: when the committee of the whole house on the state of the union rose on wednesday, july 31, 2013, a request for a recorded vote on amendment number 3 pribt -- printed in house report 113-174 offered by the gentleman from virginia, mr. conn
Aug 13, 2013 5:00pm EDT
not recognize i am originally from louisiana, and it is not recognized. but just like all other civil progress, the south as far behind. it will take some time to reach it, but we will eventually get there. lived inng have you mississippi? >> just over a year. of the time i spent in louisiana and i lived in baileys, central america, for the last five years before e,ming to mississippi -- beliz central america, for the last five years before coming to mississippi. >> mark, go ahead with your comment. thismain point to all of is, we live in a great country and everybody has the right to be wrong. everybody has the right to be right. what we have here is a battle over semantics, i think. can be think the union called marriage because marriage is a sacrament. it is sacred. it is holy. , a homosexual marriage, is sodomy. that is not holy. that is an unholy union. if you want to go ahead and have the government take care of all of your finances and everything after you die, then call it something else. civil union, maybe that is what you have to do. maybe that is what we were all word,ng over, a sem
Aug 24, 2013 7:00am EDT
. this is stanford from louisiana, 77 years old. hello. caller: good morning. i'm calling because i was at the first march. i had followed what was going on during that time. that you are speaking of included -- and i want to speak -- included in that spirit and i want to speak of the veterans of the civil rights march. had ato me that the vets to the united states military. they do notl, support president kennedy early on. the vets had come home seeking to participate in the country's they sought civil rights. some were hung in their uniforms. so threats to their homes and communities, the veterans regressed back to their homes and their neighborhoods and their farms and things like that. until they heard of reverend king and his movement. then they came out. never saw the crowds behind the frontline of king, lori, and that group, the group of the leadership in the march. who were those people behind them? vets.f them were most of the more people who had fought in germany and north africa and the philippines and japan, etc. they came home and they do not have civil rights for themselves. so here's
Aug 2, 2013 8:00am PDT
that you have been covering, led a strike in june. we spoke with a walmart worker from louisiana who participated. worked in the store 1102. we went on an unfair labor strike in early june. and we came back from our strike, we were both fired for going on strike. they told us, we missed a certain amount of days -- which were the days we went on strike. that was the reason for them firing us. actually against the law for them to fire us ribbeck we told them about it. at the time they said, they don't recognize our strike and that is why they were terminating -- terminating us. >> it is a union backed nonunion group for walmart. what he is describing is the greatest wave of retaliation against workers by walmart who are organizing that we have seen at least since 2005. there are 60 workers who went on strike last month who have been .isciplined in some way it represents a major threat. we have seen is workers attempted to defend workers who allegedly retaliated with more collective action. on friday night for the big strike wave starting this week, we saw workers at ominous walk worker
Aug 8, 2013 9:00pm EDT
was president and it was right before monroe left to go to france to negotiate what became the louisiana purchase. he wrote, monroe has a fine feeling. he cannot stand to be from his wife, so he is taking her with him. that was pretty much their attitude. he was devoted to family, as well. that is really what they wanted to do. if they had their choice of how they would spend their time, it would be with their family. >> this program is interactive. we invite your phone calls. you can reach us at -- let me turn to a facebook poster. "we have heard elizabeth monroe did not like being first lady." >> she did not like the public parts of it. she married james monroe when she was a member of the continental congress. through their entire adult life, he was in one public office or the other. she was very much used to him being a public figure, being the governor of virginia, being abroad as a minister of the united states serving as secretary of state. to go to the white house was not anything that unusual. it was not anything unexpected. people had talked about monroe being president for yea
Aug 9, 2013 7:00am EDT
claiming that the members host: that is an "politico" this morning. we began with a call from louisiana on our republican line. linda, who would you like to see nominated? >> i tell you what, i think any of our servicemen should be awarded. disappointed on some of the names. oprah winfrey has never done anything for anybody's freedom. she has, like obama, only done her share to divide the country. i am sick and tired of all the commotion going on in washington with obama. as far as i'm concerned, he does not even have the right to award anybody anything. he needs to be out of office. is linda in louisiana. this is james in rome, georgia. democrats line. medal: i would award the of honor to all of the peacemakers, the people who are trying to stop these wars that are going on. what you learn from this -- the peacemakers are the ones who shall inherit the earth. all you hear about it the republicans talking about warmongering. john mccain interfering in other people's business and things. need a department of peace. thank you. host: some of the other recipients that president obama has aw
Aug 15, 2013 7:00am EDT
on our twitter page -- there will never be "peace" in the middle east! next is john from louisiana. good morning. caller: good morning. my common is that as unfortunate as this is, the islamic brotherhood and morsi, i think, could be analogous to adolf hitler and the not the spirit the muslim brotherhood is the organization that al qaeda's ring from. they are radical jihadist. they have fomented violence here, and they are turning public opinion, including american public opinion, against the egyptian army, which is in fact the only stabilizing force over there. people make a big deal out of saying -- but they were democratically elected. so was adolf hitler. that is my comment. thank you. host: john, thank you for the call. from "reuters" this morning, egypt muslim brotherhood thing it would take down the military coup but stressed it would remain pinned minute to -- remain committed to a peaceful struggle. the crackdown yesterday defined western -- defining western appeals for a peaceful resolution. the military's removal of president morsi's last month prompting international stamens
Aug 2, 2013 9:00am EDT
report 113-187 in the following order, amendment number one by mr. scalise of louisiana, amendment number three by mr. smith ofs missouri, amendment number four by mr. latham of iowa, amendment number six by mr. nadler of new york, amendment of r eight by mr. johnson georgia, amendment by ms. jackson lee of texas, and amendment by ms. moore of wisconsin. the unfinished request is the request for a recorded vote on amendment number one printed in house report 113-187 offered by mr. scalise of louisiana on which the ayes prevailed by voice vote. the clerk will redesignate the amendment. the clerk: amendment number one printed in house report 113-18 , offered by mr. scalise of louisiana. the chair: a recorded vote has been requested. those in support of the request for a recorded vote will rise and be counted. a sufficient number having risen, a recorded vote is ordered. members will record their votes by electronic device. this will be a 15-minute vote. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any
Aug 16, 2013 6:00pm PDT
these ones from louisiana that were recently dug up by quote -- i can't even say this one. write right from the left to the right as you see it spelled here. huh? how about this one? print the word "vote" upsidedown but in the correct order. or this one. spell backwards, forewords. what?! you can't do that quick? then you can't vote. rosanell eaton knows what it means to want to vote even when powerful people try to keep you from it. she has lived this. this week she became a named plaintiff in a lawsuit against the state of north carolina, challenging the new voter suppression laws there. the new law that's expected to keep her and up to 600,000 other north carolinians from voting. people who are legal voters. who may have been legal voters for years or for decades, but do not have the documentation that republicans now say you cannot vote without. the republicans' new law in north carolina also cuts early voting and voter registration and ends all voting on sunday. elections expert rick haszen calls north carolina's new law, which was just signed on monday, he calls it the wors
Aug 8, 2013 10:00am EDT
, massachusetts, louisiana, which is unique in some ways. we could have a debate about whether it is good or bad what is happening in the louisiana. the small school thing is in that mix, nested in that mix. what does a school and do well, what would be better to farm out to a larger entity? you do not have a lot of that farming out in a lot of states. not so much in california, new jersey. this superintendent sharing program is interesting and hopefully somebody will study that. how large do the other entities have to get to take on certain tasks in order to be affected? think your paper and the position that one size does not fit all is the right position to take. choice may help in some cases, but there needs to be real choice, if that is the case. it has to be about quality and kids, as opposed to the politics that we see around choice right now. in the places that we were, in most of the rural communities, high poverty, already consolidated, inter-district choice is often not an option. there are transportation costs. north carolina had a cap of 100 on its charter school program. that has s
Aug 16, 2013 7:00am EDT
for calling. bill calling from baton rouge, louisiana, now, republican. hello there. caller: good morning. how are you? host: doing well. how are you? caller: fine. well, you know, i don't hear anybody saying anything about the iran spring anymore. - iran -- arab spring anymore. they knew what morsi was and obama was supportive of him. and they found out that they made a mistake when they got him oted in. the people in egypt didn't vote it, it was just the brotherhood. and he was a terrorist -- the brotherhood is a terrorist organization and he came over here. the first terrorist, i imagine, that ever came to the white .ouse it's just -- this money part, it's just another illusion to get it off of morsi and obama. because they were good friends. wears aou notice, obama ring on his left finger, his marriage finger, that is you have to be an arab to read it. now, what kind of stuff is this? host: i'm going to let you go, bill. bring in some other news here while we set up for our next segment. the "wall street journal" in the marketplace section. this headline says "retailers are feeling left be
Aug 14, 2013 7:00am PDT
situation in louisiana. >> a tragic ending there. finally ended this morning after the gunman was shot and killed by police. police say the 20-year-old took three hostages at a bank in rural louisiana tuesday afternoon. he released one of the women, but just before midnight police say he threatened to kill the remaining two hostages, and that's when police stormed the building. they say he then shot the hostages, killing one of them. police then shot and killed the gunman. no word this morning on the condition of the second victim. >>> officials now say there is little hope of finding any survivors inside the indian navy submarine that caught fire overnight in mumbai after some of its weapons exploded accidently. there were at least 18 sailors aboard the vessel. rescue divers have entered the subon the remote chance someone might be alive inside an air pocket. >>> the rodeo clown who wore a president obama mask during a performance at the missouri state fair has been banned for life. fair officials say they're also reviewing their contract with the company that ran the event. the incid
Aug 2, 2013 7:00am EDT
as many as six or seven refineries from kansas, oklahoma, texas, to louisiana. doubt that the vast majority if not 100% of the gasoline will be distributed within the united states and not put on. do export diesel because we don't use the soul like europe does. so, we have had a symbiotic relationship. we send them our diesel and they send us their gasoline. and also some of the lubricant and manufacturing products that thatight products from oil we don't use will be exported, too. those are actually healthy for our economy. host: representative terry, an issue that does affect nebraska but you do not necessarily think about nebraska when you talk about immigration. how does it affect nebraska? personally on the issue of immigration and how would you like to see it? guest: it does affect nebraska. plants inlot of we rely on that hispanic labor. we have had a good share of immigrants into both omaha, my district, as well as other cities throughout nebraska. where i am is, we need reform. we absolutely need to attack this issue. this is -- and i think pretty much the consensus of the
FOX News
Aug 8, 2013 10:00am PDT
louisiana, you can see this storm track stays very dry right here and that pushes all the moisture over the top of this. because of this, we have three areas right now we have really significant flooding going on. one in nashville and the other around the atlanta area, to the southwest of it and this southern missouri area branson towards springfield and flashflood warnings because they have seen well over 12 inches of rain over the last week or so and the nashville area had rain on much to them and interstate 85 to the southwest of atlanta. that's what's very active right now. we also throughout the day stand the chance for severe weather. some storms will be very windy and have hail. i don't think it's a big tornado threat today but anywhere you see this much yellow across oklahoma, the panhandle of texas and across southeastern areas of missouri and parts of arkansas, get ready for severe weather and more rain. i tell you what, alisyn, we don't really change this pattern and below that rain, it's hot and will continue to see heat advisories in effect. will continue to feel like 105,
FOX News
Aug 29, 2013 8:00am PDT
the citizens need to know it. >> reporter: governor bobby jindal of louisiana terminate ad contract with cnsi because a federal grand jury and the state attorney general were investigating ethics violations regarding the procurement office. csni sued. the group open book watchdog, the process in washington state came in with price drag almost 2 1/2 times the contract award. csni nearly bankrupted the program in state of maine. csni also sued south dakota. illinois department of health and family services says the problems with that company were well-known. still the company was vetted and approved through this process. forming this intergovernmental agreement and bypassing the bidding process the director of hfs in illinois says the modernization of this computer system is sped up dramatically and as much as $100 million are saved. alisyn? alisyn: mike, thank you for breaking all that down for us. >> reporter: you got it. jon: so western powers preparing for possible airstrikes on syria all over the suspected use of chemical weapons by the as saud regime. coming up a look at the political imp
Aug 20, 2013 5:00pm EDT
. louisiana is next, republican line. caller: yes, good evening. i love you so much. i watch you all the time. spent my life all around the world. i think everybody needs to -- >> what about the issue we are talking about? do you find congressional town halls -- who is your representative? do you find the town halls in your district to be useful? caller: yes, that is a good thing there. to get together with these people there. it is a good thing there. host: jeffrey, thanks for your call. another issue that we haven't talked about so much this evening in terms of what people are hearing at town halls, this is the headline, lawmaker pressed on reform at town hall meeting. let's talk to bob in virginia who had a town hall recently. it says the focus was as godlattereform denied and -- enforcement mandates for legal status for people in the country unlawfully. castro, a latino teenager pressed goodlatte on the bill. i am troubled by your proclamation the border security will not be dealt with before documentation is given to immigrants, said castro who is a member of the virginia organizing acti
Aug 9, 2013 2:00pm EDT
louisiana. i had a great trip there. there is such potential to open up and create jobs here. host: what is it? guest: it is taking those amazing resources of natural gas and oil and also the renewals -- the renewables there and putting americans to work and creating revenue that we need for better roads and better schools. i think in washington we too often polarize things. either you are for the environment or for jobs or something like this. i do not see it that way. we can do what has and done in louisiana and other areas. diversify the economy. they have great paying jobs. i want the same thing here. host: what specifically? guest: iran on the opening of coastal virginia so that we can journal and get to the natural resources that are there in an environmentally safe way. the governor ran on it. the only thing holding us back is the administration. that is not a partisan comments. there is essentially a. . they are not moving forward. -- that is essentially it. they are not moving forward. we are working hard bipartisan. we want to move that forward and get virginians working again.
Aug 29, 2013 7:00am PDT
hurricanes made landfall in louisiana. a category 3 storm caused over 1800 deaths, more than $81 billion in damage. changing that area of louisiana, mississippi, alabama, the gulf coast, forever. and you juxtapose that with the fact this has been a quiet hurricane season. as a matter of fact, the last time we were hurricane-free in august was 2002. hurricane gustav on september 11, 2002. why is it quiet? as the systems come off the african coast they hit drier stabler air and die out. we don't see any change coming but out west they have been active. moisture is going to make its way into the southwest so over the weekend look for from 1 to 2 inches of rain from southern california into the southwest. there may be some flash flooding. we're going to get to your local forecast in the next 30 seconds. r who's secretly serving steaks from walmart. it's a steak over! dude, it's so good. it's juicy. it's nice and tender. only one in five steaks is good enough to be called walmart choice premium steak. all these steaks are from walmart. oh my gosh! top ten most tender steaks i've had. i'm goin
Aug 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
and warnings from texas into louisiana and arkansas. oklahoma city like 106 degrees. 110 in houston. new orleans like 106. it is beautiful here in the northeast with temperatures in the 70s, 80s through the ohio river valley. 90s interior sections of the pacific northwest and the hundreds extend into the southwest as well. a slight risk of strong storms into the central and upper mississippi river valleys. beautiful weather up in the west coast. 89 >>> 7:36. good tuesday morning to you. meteorologist christina loren. this is san jose. we have the same dark sky just about everywhere. overcast conditions for the first part of the day. we'll see a nice sunny finish. temperatures stay comfortable. 79 degrees on the way to livermore, 80 in fairfield, 77 concord and 74 degrees in beautiful redwood city for today. holding steady through thursday, then we'll crank the heat up come this weekend. hope you have a fantastic day. >>> don't forget any time you need that weather go to the weather channel or online, savannah. >>> all right. al, thank you so much. this morning on rossen repor
Aug 23, 2013 8:00pm EDT
and german flak batteries. >> host: of world war ii veteran living in lafayette, louisiana. you're on book tv with author rick atkinson. >> caller: they misquoted you. i'm not a veteran of that war, but i wanted to pay tribute, if i could, to some dear friends of mine who are gone now his name is go down in history. they were very -- my engineer was one of the 802nd and 101st airborne paratroopers that was at normandie. on never forget the tears in his eyes when he said, yes, our nation was to take the guns. i lost about 100 of my friends doing so, and there were not even there. then he went to market garden where he was not mortally wounded because she lived through it, but seriously wounded in taking a bridge, the last bridge. and my uncle who was in patton's army throughout the campaign and lived through it and left his general but said this of his soldiers. we have a serious problem with people shooting themselves in the foot. he was actually incensed about it. that's why he slapped the man. he loved his general. he said a lot of our boys died, but not because we weren't fighting. >> host
Aug 2, 2013 8:00pm EDT
slashed billions of dollars from the slush funds. another $670 million from the louisiana of the purchase that was included in the bill on h.r..8. repealed or changed portions of the affordable care act signed into law by the the united states. we heard heart wrenching stories from our friends on the other challenges andth illnesses. yes, mr. speaker, there are real challenges out there. can attest to i that spending 20 years taking are of patients bchlt uh the american people don't want washington deciding what kind of or th care they must have can have. we need patients and families and doctors making those preposterous the assertion that republicans don't quality rdable care, care, accessible care. nonsense, plk. nonsense. what we want is the highest quality of care that respects principles of affordability and accessibility and quality affordableness and quantity. we want patients and doctors to in charge of health care, not washington, d.c. and not the irs. a congressional hearing today investigated the national parks services mismanagement of the inventory. uncovered when an audit
Aug 3, 2013 7:00am EDT
to the people. states do it in different ways. jersey has a bipartisan commission. louisiana and texas do it through their legislators. and we have the political element of a legislator drawing lines that's when you end up with these funny districts. but there's a lot of evidence that you're right that a district that doesn't have many moderates, the reduction of moderates, is being driven by redistricting, that aren't competitive. there are a number of districts that only have to worry about voters coming from their side of the aisle. all they have to worry about is a primary opponent and keeping their base happy. host: talk about the nsa, snowden, what's the future of privacy and security issues? guest: this congress is going to take them up. we saw representtive rutchersburger was telling us yesterday before they headed home and they had a meeting at the white house to talk about the nsa that there appears to be an appetite for some type of additional layers of oversight. but we're going to see intel committee members and leadership, both parties on both sides of the building defending
Aug 3, 2013 10:00am EDT
this and they look over the crowd, everybody here has today affected by the transportation system. in louisiana talking to a manufacturer of our masuda goals, he told me were the most important things was getting those things from the market. he stopped. i can pull this out. i said i'm in the transportation business. we are all in a transportation business. we have to get the serial in the milk out in the morning. she was touched by the system. it will cost more for the milk. .t impacts us all good progress. i think there are some very good reforms. we are still slowly getting the information. secretary fox will be here later today. i am encouraged. we had dinner the other night. i didn't know was several republicans. we had a great conversation. i look forward to it i did. it is always a positive thing. sometimes you have to leave politics at the door and get things done. i'm sure you will appreciate with the signature has to say. they gave us a poor grade. we are at a point where we have got to figure out how to do this anyway that keeps us competitive in the world. there is a federal role. w
Aug 5, 2013 7:00am EDT
. margaret is from port allen, louisiana on our republican line. your take on that issue of cantor saying that the real problem is entitlements, not sequestration? entitlements -- social security, medicare, the seniors pay for that and the little bit they get on is not enough. what they need work on is the welfare and social programs. explain. keep going. i understand some people needed. they need help. but you have somebody people out there that i know that do not need help, they are just lazy. host: do you think of that is biggest -- do you think that is the biggest budget challenge facing the country right now? caller: that and illegals on the welfare programs. billion a year? host: where did you get that number? caller: i will have to look at the site. programs --elfare caller: the welfare social programs. john is from jackson, new jersey on our independent line. good morning to you. caller: good morning. i have been listening to all of these politicians on the radio and tv. to get itlly seems and talk about the real problem. $1000 and i are making per week and your family is ng $1400
Aug 11, 2013 7:00am EDT
organizations down there in louisiana? caller: it depends. it varies on whatever topics. host: what do you trust the local news more on? like i said, it varies. host: bobby from lake charles. you will go to barbara from akron, ohio on our 65 or older line. good morning. caller: i agree with so many of your colors. it is difficult to name all of them. age is really sad be in my is seen over the last 20 years how the tv stations that used to tell their viewers what congress 2020 --ng, for example, " "20/20." they told us what was going on behind the scenes. now they tell us what they want us to know. so many young people from your statistics no longer read newspapers, which is the only place where you can find out what is going on, and i include "the wall street journal" among that group -- that so many young people no longer feel that it is important to spend the money every month to find out what is going on in their country, we are harming our country more than they know. the newspapers are our lifeblood and liberty. both parties talk about liberty and freedom. ourout the newspapers, and countr
Aug 27, 2013 7:00am EDT
, louisiana. go ahead you are on. caller: we don't care about people getting gas. run any deals on the sex the of the children who suffered agent orange in vietnam. off sincery is better we have been bombing them over the last 20 years? >> welcome to the show, tony. uest: >> >> guest: it seems we really don't care about those people over there. we do care about countries like israel. i care about the country of israel also. i don't care about the government of israel. i believe -- one minute we're calling all those folks over there terrorists, the next minute we care about them so much. this needs to stop because it is just going to backfire on this country and all hell is going to break loose in the middle east and we are going to be responsible for. it needs to stop. >> guest: listen, i teach at the presidents on the modern here in new york. i want to bring out a point, just a commonsense point. martin luther king who believed ,n nonviolence, if esau obama he would turn over in his grave. this is the situation. we are sending 100 houston male soldiers and female soldiers to afghanistan,
Aug 30, 2013 7:00am EDT
some examples in places you might not expect. for example in louisiana, done progressive things on mental health. where they had a demonstration project they located people from the local mental health system in the local school. they found that really made a big difference in terms of over all performance, in terms of lessening symptoms and coordinating care. .... calls for about the next 15 minutes or so. on our next from florida republican line. good morning. 100% disabled veteran who was traumatized and the service and it is in my military file. why is it that went, it is like these crimes committed against me while serving a country, when these crimes were committed against me, why am i categorized as mental and why do i have to be diagnosed for a treatment when crimes are committed against me? why is that called mental? thanks fort of all, your service, and i am really sorry that you experienced what you did. my heart goes out to you. i do not know the details of your case, but i can tell you that there are a lot of veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder whi
Aug 1, 2013 3:00am PDT
's the comment line? >> quick story, you remember edwin edwards from louisiana, former governor. he went away -- >> bill: i do, indeed. >> he went away to federal prison, released not long ago for his role in a bribery and extortion scheme. congratulations to governor edwards. he is 85 years young and his 34-year-old wife just gave birth to a baby boy this morning. >> bill: unbelievable. >> in defiance of god's will, he somehow impregnated this woman and she gave birth to a healthy baby boy. >> bill: how long has he been out of prison? >> not that long. longer than nine months. >> bill: that's what i was going to say. who's the daddy. >> he is the daddy. >> bill: edwin edwards is the one who famously said that he would be re-elected unless he were caught in bed -- i think i have it right, with a dead girl or a live boy. >> that's it. >> he also famously -- the reason he was governor, he ran against david duke and i believe it was -- >> oh, wow. >> the corrupt politician versus the racist. >> corruption wins. >> bill: i covered that campaign. >> oh, man. >> bill: for kabc tv in los angeles. th
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Aug 5, 2013 1:00pm EDT
remain evacuated in louisiana as crews clean up the site of the 26-car derailment west of baton rouge. the train went off the tracks yesterday afternoon triggering a leak of a dangerous chemical. one went to the hospital complaining of an eye ire irritation. japan launched the first talking robot towards the space station sha's supposed to communicate with the other robot on earth sent with five tons of supplies and machinery on a rocket yesterday. those are your news headlines on the fox business network. now back to lori and adam. lori: that looks like a child's toy, that robot. unbelievable the technology. many thanks. okay, breaking news for you, fox sports reporting 12 major league baseball players agreed to be suspended for 50 games in the ongoing investigation, and among those, texas rangers right fielder cruz, detroit shortstop, and still no word on yankee's star alex rodriguez. adam: embassies authorized to open by the state department after they were closed sunday because of a threat from al-qaeda. nineteen posts, however, remain closed as a result of what the state departme
Aug 2, 2013 1:00am EDT
care act. the last thing i tell you is if i ever leave, i have been in tech, florida, louisiana, georgia, virginia, i can go on theon, if i ever lead with affordable care act, individuals are often confused about what i am saying. if i lead with something like this, if you have had a pre- existing condition and you cannot get insurance or it is $1500 a month and you cannot afford it, on january 1, that does not exist anymore and here is why. if your child is covered to age 26 and you are happy about it, and you do not understand why, here is why. >> that is the only group that does benefit our people who did not have and could not get coverage before it. that one percent of the population does benefit is -- if the coverage is available. >> it is more than one percent. >> the gentleman's time has expired. at this time, i recognize the gentleman from michigan, mr. dingell, for five minutes. >> i thank you for your courtesy. i thank you for holding this hearing. thank you, madam administrator, for being here today. we are 60 days away from the open enrollment. october 1. we are at
Aug 9, 2013 1:00am EDT
. louisiana, mississippi, what is happening in some of those states? >> that is an important point, one of the interesting demographic changes in america over the last 25 years. the expert we will hear from later. traditionally, immigrants have gone to the south, other than -- shunned the south, other than texas. that has been a problem. now, you are seeing dixie really attracting a lot of the immigrant states like north carolina. one of the states with the biggest percentage increase of immigration over the last 15 years has been georgia. it has become a high-growth state. people at, are immigrants more attracted to a state with high welfare benefits, or are they attracted to a state that has jobs? we look at some of the evidence, and what we found was, on balance, immigrants are much more likely to go to states with unemployment rates than they are to go to states with welfare. they are coming here because they want a job, not a welfare check. >> it makes logical sense. if you are to leave your country and make out somewhere new -- >> there are so many people on the other side of the
Aug 7, 2013 12:00pm EDT
'll catch those people who are here and violating the law -- >> host: our next call is mike from louisiana. independent line. good morning. >> caller: good morning. >> host: good morning, mike. >> caller: yeah. some of the points he makes, i need to get this man to go out and ask women to go out with me the way he seems to go any real problem you have so you can figure them out later. >> host: put that in the form of a question, we'll get a response. >> caller: okay. we'll start with a little bit of time that he's put on. he said that being -- there was no problem with having your own culture. that's all fine. i -- i'm from louisiana i'm supposed to be french-english but i don't wear a beret. the irish people only celebrate one day a year. they don't speak guy -- i have three or four more points. basically his points. >> host: thank you, mike. >> guest: first of all, there's nothing in our law that requires spanish or any other language to be spoken. you know, i watch spanningish--- spanish-language television 10% of the time. 90% of the time i'm watching english-language television or eng
Aug 9, 2013 12:00pm EDT
, it's massachusetts. it's louisiana which is sort of unique in some ways. we'd all have a debate about whether it's good or bad, what's happening in louisiana. and that doesn't bring, the small school thing is in that mix. it's nested in that mix. what does a school day well? what would be better to farm out to a larger entity. you don't have a lot of that farming out in a lot of state digital have so much in california. you don't have so much in new jersey that superintendent sharing program is interesting, and hopefully someone will study that. but i think that's where you would want to move. are the things that a small school can do well, and then how large do the other entities have to get to take on certain tasks in order to be effective? >> again, i think your paper and the position that 105s doesn't fit all is right thing to take. interdistrict may work in some places, but then there has to be real choice if it's going to be the case but it has to be about quality and has to be about kids as opposed to the politics that we see floating around choice now. and the places that we w
Aug 23, 2013 12:00pm EDT
to take over black cities in louisiana doing the same thing in michigan. we will not have the kind of turnout we've had in previous years unless we take your -- make sure we add emergency managers and the suppressions. to the list of voter suppression. >> i would like to -- >> jo ann watson. >> yes, sir? >> counselwoman from detroit. give her a round of applause. we have to challenge the constitutionality of the emergency manager law, which suspends every elected official from voting. as he said himself, he's a benevolent dictator. [inaudible] right. we need to organize at the national level, because what is happening in michigan can happen -- >> emergency management. [inaudible] >> department of justice, i think, moving with us but they haven't acted on it yet. sorry to say. >> congressman john? >> we have similar things taking place in georgia in the dekalb county. the school board has been removed by the governor. he's replaced them with his own pick. and these kinds of moves have been sanctioned by the voters. so when they put constitutional amendments on the ballot, and they t
Aug 30, 2013 9:00am EDT
of the film subsidies did for louisiana after hk urricane katrina. >> i had to google henry cavill. >> don't google ben affleck. >> meantime, dow continues to waver in the red. seeing some pressure -- i see jcpenney at a fresh 12-year low after the walmart price cuts earlier today. there's a look at what's going on. if you're just joining us this morning, here is what you missed earlier on. >>> welcome to "squawk on the street." here is what's happened so far. >> every time the oil price spikes, the economy gets weaker. and that's the real outcome here that the global economy suffers the high price of oil and if we stay on this path, we're not going to have a very good decade. >> increases half expectations, up 0.1. spending up 0.1. that's about a third of what we were looking for. >> there's some stuff going on. just wonder if there's people around to trade on it. >> are we still in a period where good news in one quarter makes it a little more of -- sets the bar a little higher for the next? >> yeah. the threshold of surprise goes up a little bit. >> i think we're living with a case of a
Aug 20, 2013 3:00am PDT
from outer space. >>> a new study ranks louisiana at the most obese state in the united states just above mississippi. >>> and apple co-founder steve wozniak offering his review of "jobs" with ashton kutchers ahis former partner. steve likes ashton better in "that '70s show" let's just say. >>> futures lower after the longest losing streak since december for stocks. the dow down for four consecutive trading days losing 440 points. >>> the irs sent out letters to 20,000 small business owners over the past year notifying them of possible income underreporting. the irs thinks businesses that get most of their sales through credit cards may be underreporting their cash transactions. cnn money has a list of places where homes are the most affordable and your income goes the farthest. top, altemon springs, florida. >> we norman hat tan. we had red flag warnings in the area, talking about strong winds and dry lightning, eventually we'll get more moisture and see rain hit the ground and that will bring relief toward the second half of the week but it will take some time. >>> rain, way too m
Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm EDT
energy. >> guest: louisiana i had a great trip there in a bipartisan delegation. there is such potential to open up and create jobs. when i talk about revenue generation. it's actually taking the amazing resources of natural gas and oil and also wind and the renewables and leveraging that inputting americans to work in changing lives and creating a revenue that we need for better roads and better schools. i think in washington we too often polarized either you are for the environment or for jobs or something like this and i just don't see it that way. we can do what has been done in the leasing and other areas, diversify the economy and great paying jobs. >> host: what specifically though are you talking about? >> guest: i ran on this opening up coast of virginia so we can drill and get to the natural resources that are there in an environmentally safe way. the governor ran on it and the general assembly wants it and the president the only thing holding us us back as chile demonstration. that is not a partisan comment but to the secretary of the interior they are not moving forward and e
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